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Date/Time: 5 December 2016, 01:00pm - 05:30pm
Venue: Naples 2703, Level 1
Location: The Venetian Macao

Title: Getting to know ACM/ACM SIGGRAPH

Summary of Talk: Ever wondered how you might help steer the ACM SIGGRAPH organisation, or help contribute to putting together one of the world leading SIGGRAPH conferences? This event is an opportunity to find out about ACM and ACM SIGGRAPH and how to get involved in these professional organisations. The president of ACM (Vicki Hanson), the president of ACM SIGGRAPH (Jeff Jortner) and the CEO of ACM (Bobby Schnabel) will all be speaking at this event. Key volunteers from conference committees, ACM SIGGRAPH standing committees and the ACM SIGGRAPH Executive committee will be to hand to discuss how to get involved with ACM SIGGRAPH. Come to find out more about us.

1:00pm – 1:20pm: Introduction from Jacky Bibliowicz ACM SIGGRAPH PSCC Chair
– Introduction
– About Chapters
– Objectives for the afternoon

1:20pm – 1:40pm: Opening address from Vicki Hanson ACM President
– Welcoming remarks

1:40pm – 1:50pm: Q&A and speaker changeover

1:50pm – 2:30pm: ACM SIGGRAPH by Jeff Jortner ACM SIGGRAPH President
– Structure
– Relationship to ACM
– Global Strategy and Vision
– Member Benefits

2:30pm – 2:40pm: Q&A and Speaker Changeover

2:40pm – 3:10pm: ACM Membership by Bobby Schnabel, ACM CEO

3:10pm – 3:15pm: Q&A

3:15pm – 3:30pm: Coffee Break

3:30pm – 4:00pm: Getting Involved in ACM SIGGRAPH, Mashhuda Glencross & Alain Chesnais
- Volunteering: Standing committees
- Volunteering: Conference committees

4:00pm – 5:30pm: Breakout Sessions on Volunteering
– SIGGRAPH Asia Conferences: YT Lee
– SIGGRAPH North America Conferences: Jeff Jortner
– Chapters Committee: Jacky Bibliowicz
– Education Committee: Miho Aoki
– DAC Committee: Sue Gollifer
– International Resources Committee: Diana Arellano
– Nominations Committee: Mashhuda Glencross
– Specialised Conferences: Joaquim Jorge
– Publications: Stephen Spencer

Language: English